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Thrasyvoulos Tsakalotos
Thrasyvoulos Tsakalotos (Greek: Θρασύβουλος Τσακαλώτος; 3 April 1897 – 15 August 1989) was a distinguished Greek army Lieutenant General
Lieutenant General
who served in World War I, the Greco-Turkish War of 1919–1922, World War II
World War II
and the Greek Civil War, rising to become Chief of the Hellenic Army
Hellenic Army
General Staff. He also served as Greece's Ambassador
Ambassador
to Yugoslavia.Contents1 Early life 2 Military career2.1 World War II 2.2 Greek Civil War 2.3 Later career3 Diplomatic career 4 Personal life 5 Works 6 References 7 SourcesEarly life[edit] Tsakalotos was born in Preveza
Preveza
in 1897, at a time when it was still a province of the Ottoman Empire. At the age of thirteen, he went to Alexandria, to make the acquaintance of a cousin who lived there
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Andreas Papandreou
Andreas Georgios Papandreou
Georgios Papandreou
(Greek: Ανδρέας Γεώργιος Παπανδρέου,[1] pronounced [anˈðreas papanˈðreu]; 5 February 1919 – 23 June 1996) was a Greek economist, a socialist politician and a dominant figure in Greek politics. The son of Georgios Papandreou, Andreas was a Harvard-trained academic. He served three terms as prime minister of Greece
Greece
(21 October 1981 to 2 June 1985; 2 June 1985 to 2 July 1989; and 13 October 1993 to 22 January 1996). His assumption of power in 1981 influenced the course of Greek political history, ending an almost 50-year-long system of power dominated by conservative forces
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Epirus
Epirus
Epirus
(/ɪˈpaɪrəs/) is a geographical and historical region in southeastern Europe, now shared between Greece
Greece
and Albania. It lies between the Pindus Mountains
Pindus Mountains
and the Ionian Sea, stretching from the Bay of Vlorë
Bay of Vlorë
and the Acroceraunian mountains in the north to the Ambracian Gulf
Ambracian Gulf
and the ruined Roman city of Nicopolis
Nicopolis
in the south.[1][2] It is currently divided between the region of Epirus
Epirus
in northwestern Greece
Greece
and the counties of Gjirokastër, Vlorë, and Berat in southern Albania
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Greco-Turkish War Of 1919–1922
Decisive Turkish victory[2][3][4] Population exchange between the two nationsTreaty of LausanneTerritorial changes Lands initially ceded to Greece
Greece
from the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire<

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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Alexandria
Alexandria
Alexandria
(/ˌælɪɡˈzændriə/ or /-ˈzɑːnd-/;[3] Arabic: الإسكندرية al-ʾIskandariyya; Egyptian Arabic: إسكندرية Eskendria; Coptic: Ⲁⲗⲉⲝⲁⲛⲇⲣⲓⲁ, Ⲣⲁⲕⲟⲧⲉ Alexandria, Rakotə) is the second-largest city in Egypt
Egypt
and a major economic centre, extending about 32 km (20 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
in the north central part of the country. Its low elevation on the Nile delta
Nile delta
makes it highly vulnerable to rising sea levels. Alexandria
Alexandria
is an important industrial center because of its natural gas and oil pipelines from Suez. Alexandria
Alexandria
is also a popular tourist destination. Alexandria
Alexandria
was founded around a small, ancient Egyptian town c. 331 BC by Alexander the Great
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Greece
Greece
Greece
(Greek: Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία), historically also known as Hellas, is a country located in Southern Europe,[10] with a population of approximately 11 million as of 2016. Athens
Athens
is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki. Greece
Greece
is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Situated on the southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula, it shares land borders with Albania
Albania
to the northwest, the Republic of Macedonia
Republic of Macedonia
and Bulgaria
Bulgaria
to the north, and Turkey
Turkey
to the northeast
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Ismaïlia
Ismailia
Ismailia
(Arabic: الإسماعيلية‎ al-Ismāʻīlīyah  Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [lesmæʕiˈlejjæ]) is a city in north-eastern Egypt. Known in Egypt
Egypt
as "The City of Beauty and Enchantment", Ismailia
Ismailia
is situated on the west bank of the Suez
Suez
Canal, it is the capital of the Ismailia
Ismailia
Governorate. The city has a population (including surrounding rural areas) of approximately 750,000 inhabitants. It is located approximately halfway between Port Said to the north and Suez
Suez
to the south
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2nd Infantry Division (Greece)
The 2nd Mechanized Infantry Division is a division of the Hellenic Army. History[edit] The 2nd Infantry Division was established in the aftermath of the disastrous Greco-Turkish War of 1897
Greco-Turkish War of 1897
by Royal Decree on 24 October 1897.[1] Based at Athens, it comprised the 3rd Infantry Brigade at with 1st and 7th Infantry Regiments, and the 4th Infantry Brigade with 8th and 9th Infantry Regiments.[2] The two existing divisions were then abolished on 1 August 1900 as part of a general restructuring, and three new divisions were ordered established a month later
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III Army Corps (Greece)
Macedonian Front
Macedonian Front
Asia Minor Campaign Greco-Italian WarThe III Army Corps
Army Corps
/ NATO
NATO
Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece, abbreviated NRDC-GR, is an operational headquarters of the Hellenic Army, intended for the direction of international operations undertaken by the European Union
European Union
and NATO. The HQ was originally going to replace the III Army Corps
Army Corps
of the Hellenic Army
Hellenic Army
altogether, taking control of its rapid response units, but this was changed in 2009, so that the two HQs essentially co-exist as a joint formation, each controlling different units of the old Army Corps
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Peloponnese
The Peloponnese
Peloponnese
(/ˈpɛləpəˌniːz/) or Peloponnesus (/ˌpɛləpəˈniːsəs/; Greek: Πελοπόννησος, Pelopónnēsos) is a peninsula and geographic region in southern Greece. It is separated from the central part of the country by the Isthmus and Gulf of Corinth
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Socialist Federal Republic Of Yugoslavia
The Socialist Federal Republic
Republic
of Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia
(SFR Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia
or SFRY) was the Yugoslav state
Yugoslav state
in southeastern Europe that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II
World War II
until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars. Covering an area of 255,804 km² (98,766 sq mi), the SFRY was bordered by Italy
Italy
to the west, Austria and Hungary to the north, Bulgaria and Romania to the east and Albania and Greece
Greece
to the south. It was a socialist state and a federation governed by the League of Communists of Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia
made up of six socialist republics: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia with Belgrade
Belgrade
as its capital
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Karpenisi
Karpenisi
Karpenisi
(Greek: Καρπενήσι) is a town in central Greece. It is the capital of the regional unit of Evrytania. Karpenisi
Karpenisi
is situated in the valley of the river Karpenisiotis (Καρπενησιώτης), a tributary of the Megdovas, in the southern part of the Pindus Mountains. Mount Tymfristos
Tymfristos
(2,315 m elevation) lies directly to the north of the town, and the foothills of mount Kaliakouda are in the south. Karpenisi
Karpenisi
has a ski resort and is a popular destination, especially during winter
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Arta, Greece
Arta (Greek: Άρτα) is a city in northwestern Greece, capital of the regional unit of Arta, which is part of Epirus region. The city was known in ancient times as Ambracia
Ambracia
(Ancient Greek: Ἀμβρακία). Arta is known for the medieval bridge over the Arachthos River
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Mount Grammos
Gramos
Gramos
(Albanian: Gramoz, Mali i Gramozit; Aromanian: Gramosta, Gramusta; Greek: Γράμος or Γράμμος) is a mountain range on the border of Albania
Albania
and Greece. The mountain is part of the northern Pindus
Pindus
mountain range. Its highest peak, at the border of Albania
Albania
and Greece, is 2,520 m (8,268 ft).[1] The region is inhabited by Albanians, Aromanians
Aromanians
and Greeks.[citation needed]Contents1 Geography 2 History 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksGeography[edit] The Gramos
Gramos
is situated on the borders of the Kolonjë district of Albania
Albania
and the Ioannina and Kastoria regional units of Greece. Three ridges join at its highest peak, running towards the north, southwest and east
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Dwight Eisenhower
World War II Supreme Allied Commander in EuropeD-Day Operation OverlordSurrender of Germany VE-DayCrusade in EuropePresident of the United StatesPresidencyFirst TermDraft movement1952 CampaignElection1st InaugurationKorean War Atoms for PeaceCold WarNew Look Domino theoryInterstate Highway SystemSecond Term1956 campaignElection2nd InaugurationEisenhower Doctrine Sputnik
Sputnik
crisis Missile gapNDEA NASA DARPACivil Rights Act of 1957 Little Rock NineU-2 incident Farewell AddressPost-PresidencyLegacy Presidential library and museum Tributes and memorialsv t eDwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (/ˈaɪzənhaʊ.ər/ EYE-zən-how-ər; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961
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